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American Vaccine Center Jolan Shirley Rhodes M.D. Medical Director

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Our Practice

Yellow Fever Vaccine Now Available

Get vaccinated now by calling the American Vaccine Center Jolan Shirley Rhodes M.D. Medical Director. We administer shots to entire families, including children and adults of all ages. We are a general pediatric medical practice for infants through age 18. We are also a certified Yellow Fever vaccine center for adults and children providing the international certificate of vaccination (yellow book). Each Yellow Fever shot is valid for 10 years.

Our Physician

Dr. Jolan Shirley Rhodes, is a member of the AMA American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Prince George's County Medical Society. She attended Howard University College of Medicine and is a recipient of the prestigious college Chairman's Award. She worked in the District of Columbia General Hospital emergency department for five years, was the chairwoman of the pediatric department at Providence Hospital for eight years and was the clinical professor for Howard University's Family Practice Residency Program.

Dr. Rhodes has gone on medical mission trips to Uganda for four years and continues this humanitarian service for two weeks every summer. She also does charity work with the Service of the Lord Convent and the Incarnate Word Seminary.

Yellow Fever

The Yellow Fever vaccine for adults and children is in stock. We offer prompt service, and walk-in patients are accepted. Ask about our group discounts.

Family at Clinic Speaking with Staff Member


Payment is by cash, credit, or debit card. Insurance is not accepted for vaccines. Fees are as follows:

  • Office Visit Fee — $ 60.00
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine — $200.00
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccine — $125.00
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine — $89.00
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine — $89.00
  • Tetanus Shot — $48.00 *
  • Flu Shot — $25.00 *
  • Pneumonia Shot — $160.00
  • Japanese Encephalitis Shot — $340.00
  • Rabies Shot — $340.00
  • TB Test — $48.00 *

* Shots with No Office Visit Required

Some shots may require more than one injection for complete immunization.

More Information

Patients who need Yellow Fever injections may need Typhoid Fever and Hepatitis A vaccines along with Malaria medication and something for Travelers' Diarrhea. If you are going to a place at a high attitude like Peru, you will need medication for altitude sickness. We stock all vaccines. If you require a vaccine that is not listed with us, please contact our office for assistance.

Yellow Fever Risk

The (CDC) has listed many countries as being at risk for Yellow Fever Disease. They include:

  • Angola
  • Burundi
  • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • The Gambia
  • Mauritania
  • Senegal
  • Venezuela
  • Argentina
  • Cameroon
  • Guinea
  • Ghana
  • Niger
  • Mali
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Benin
  • Columbia
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Sierra Leone
  • Bolivia
  • Central African Republic
  • Guyana
  • Nigeria
  • Suriname
  • Togo
  • Brazil
  • Chad
  • French Guiana
  • Kenya
  • Panama
  • Sudan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Congo
  • Gabon
  • Liberia
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uganda